Read the latest updates and information. FIU has canceled and/or postponed all on and off campus events scheduled through April 4 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision has been made out of an abundance of caution with the health and well-being of our guests and community in mind. We hope to have new dates for some events soon. We appreciate your understanding and will keep our community informed in as timely a manner as possible.
Japanese Language and Culture Instructor Masako Kubota was interviewed and mentioned in a book article by a student from the Asian Studies Department in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. The article titled, "Hokkaido's Indigenous people-Connecting with the Outside World" was published in the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs (Vol. 5, 2019). Congratulations Kubota Sensei for this recognition! Click here to read the article.
The Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MAAS) at FIU is a growing interdisciplinary program in the prestigious Green School of International and Public Affairs drawing on excellent faculty resources in various departments, including Art History, Environmental Studies, Global and Sociocultural Studies, History, Modern Languages, Politics and International Relations, Religious Studies, and more. Click here for details!
A nationwide professional development program for K-12 teachers to encourage teaching and learning about Asia. To apply, please contact Maria Sol at email@example.com
In this lecture, Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart will argue against the common assumption that Chinese "coolies" constituted an extension of slavery in Cuba by showcasing the life histories of coolies who made the transition from bondage to freedom, from plantation to city, from agricultural laborer to urban worker.
We are happy to announce Spring 2020 AFTJ Contests. For more details, please see the attachments. We look forward to receiving entries/registrations from your students. Several of the best contestants identified at the AFTJ speech contests will participate in AFTJ Wakayama Japanese Video Speech Contest, and the winner will be invited on a free trip to Wakayama, Japan! Click for more details!